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Intermediate Civil/Architectural Technologist

Posted: December 14 2021
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All companies under the Great Gulf umbrella are united by one simple goal: the pursuit of greatness. It’s achieved daily with the passion and dedication of every person who works tirelessly to make us great.  If you have what it takes to make great things happen, apply today to join our team.

Intermediate Civil/Architectural Technologist

 

Are you a Civil and/or Architectural Technologist who is articulate, passionate and a persuasive communicator?  Homecad Plan Design Inc., a subsidiary of Great Gulf, an award winning home builder, is looking for you to join our team to work on siting and grading for multi-unit, low rise, large scale (area) residential developments.  Our ideal candidate is a professional with incredible attention to detail, problem solving skills and the ability to multi-task. 

If this sounds like you, refer to below to understand key responsibilities and the education and experience we are looking for.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with engineers, technicians, and project managers in the preparation of drawing packages, site design concepts, sketches, and calculations
  • Use CAD software to prepare drawings in accordance with project CAD standards
  • Assist with redlines/revisions for in-progress and completed site plan designs
  • Support with the analysis and determining appropriate solutions of design issues
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of OBC, current Municipal bylaws and engineering standards as well as requirements of other reviewing agencies such as Conservation Authorities and Architectural Control
  • Self-motivated individual possessing strong communication skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize deadlines, track status and facilitate progress on multiple projects
  • Preparation of detail drawings, sections and details as related to site grading and building placement on lot for multi-unit low-rise developments
  • Coordination of work with other disciplines;
  • Requires attention to detail
  • Interpreting site design sketches and providing as-builts site grading drawings;
  • Producing lot grading drawings in accordance with overall site development engineering;
  • Other related duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills)

We are looking for either a Architectural Technologist or Civil Technologist with

  • 5 yrs min experience in preparing site grading drawings
  • Experience with low-rise wood construction systems and related detailing and construction documents
  • Must be able to work in AutoCad and/or Revit
  • Experience with Sketchup and other related software beneficial.
  • Effective time management and multi tasking skills 
  • Working knowledge of bylaws and standards of regional municipalities.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a group 
  • Articulate, passionate and persuasive communicator with the ability to convey design concepts to other team members and consultants 
  • Effective interpersonal and excellent problem-solving skills  

 

Due to Covid-19, operations are not business as usual.  The health and safety of our employees, stakeholders and guests is paramount and only candidates willing to comply with the Covid-19 policies and protocols will be considered.

 

Great Gulf is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. As per the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Great Gulf will accommodate the needs of applicants with disabilities throughout all stages of the selection process. If you need accommodation during the recruitment process, please advise Human Resource.

 

To be eligible to apply for this position you must be legally entitled to work in Canada. We are not accepting International applicants without a valid work permit. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only successful candidates will be contacted.



Great Gulf is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. As per the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Great Gulf will accommodate the needs of applicants with disabilities throughout all stages of the selection process. If you need accommodation during the recruitment process, please advise Human Resources.

The Great Gulf Group (“GGG”) is committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees, our tradespeople and suppliers, and our customers and visitors. Employment with GGG is conditional upon you having received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine series approved by Health Canada at least 14 days prior to your start date. You must provide a copy of your Ministry of Health COVID-19 Vaccine Dose. If you have a medical reason, or any other reason pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code, for not being fully vaccinated now or in the future, you may submit a written request for accommodation with an explanation of the ground and/or any supporting documentation to assist in the determination of exemption from this condition.